It might be vacation time for thousands of working Ontarians, but it’s not relaxing for everyone. Many colleagues left at the office or the factory floor may be anxious or overwhelmed because they’re thrust into unfamiliar jobs covering for people away on vacation.
NEWMARKET – The Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario (CMHA Ontario) has received $150,000 in provincial funding to develop and implement a new educational walking and hiking program for older adults living with mental illness. Many of these walks will be taking place in Conservation Areas across Ontario. Funding for the project was provided through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Fund, which supports a vision of getting and keeping Ontarians active and living healthier lives.
If there’s one figure the public should know more about, it’s Linda Chamberlain – psychiatric survivor, tireless advocate and overall inspiration.
Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario invites the media and public to the official launch of Not Anytime Soon! The life & times Linda Chamberlain.
Linda Chamberlain will be available for media interviews and photo opportunities.
Advance copies of Not Anytime Soon! The life & times of Linda Chamberlain are available for electronic download for accredited media.
The Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario and the Ontario Federation of Community Mental Health and Addictions Programs/Addictions Ontario are delighted to endorse Ontario’s new budget. The budget provides investments for some of this province’s most vulnerable residents, including seniors and adults with mental health and addiction needs; and those receiving social assistance.
The Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario Division (CMHA), in partnership with YMCA Ontario and Parks and Recreation Ontario (PRO), has launched the Enabling Minds project. The goal is to reduce barriers that prevent people with mental health-related disabilities from accessing physical activity programs and resources at community centres, fitness clubs, parks and other recreational fitness facilities. The Enabling Minds project is funded by the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario’s EnAbling Change Program.
CMHA to play an important role in helping workplaces implement new Standard
Today, Canada takes an important step for mental health as the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and the Bureau de Normalisation du Quebec (BNQ) release the country’s first-ever national workplace Standard, The National Standard of Canada – Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace – Prevention, promotion and guidance to staged implementation. CMHA applauds the release of the Standard, which defines and sets a higher standard for workplace mental health.
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), in Proud Partnership with the AIR MILES Reward Program and Healthy Minds Canada (HMC), Launches New Highly-Interactive Website Designed to Help Canadians Improve Their Mental Fitness
Today, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) in proud partnership with the AIR MILES Reward Program and Healthy Minds Canada (HMC), launched a new website called, ‘My New Head’ (mynewhead.com), which focuses on helping Canadians of all ages improve their mental fitness. But, the benefits don’t end there, as a bonus for signing up, participants will receive 20 AIR MILES reward miles. “There can be ‘no health without mental health’ and there is no greater investment than the investment one can make in sustaining and building mental health throughout one’s life,” says Peter Coleridge, National CEO, CMHA. “We are truly excited to launch this new and innovative mental health website designed to help Canadians learn about and improve their mental fitness. We encourage all Canadians to visit the website, work their way through the various tasks and challenges, and earn 20 AIR MILES reward miles while doing so.”
The Board of the Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario Division (CMHA, Ontario) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Camille Quenneville as its incoming Chief Executive Officer.
(TORONTO, July 25, 2011) – Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario applauds the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) for their commitment to protecting the privacy of individuals with mental health conditions through the development of their new provincial guideline for conducting police records checks.